Setting up your online services account with the Companies Office
30 October 2019
The new Incorporated Societies Register was launched on 30 September 2019 and makes it much easier to keep up to date with your clubs filing requirements under the Incorporated Societies Act.
If you haven't had a look at the new Incorporated Societies Register we recommend you visit https://is-register.companiesoffice.govt.nz/ and familiarise yourself with the site before your club has filing due. Someone within the club will also need to register for the online services account in order to maintain your incorporated society. There are two steps to setting up an account - ensuring you have a RealMe login, and choosing the type of account you need.
Adding a new category of membership in your club
29 October 2019
Adding a new category of membership to your club’s constitution can be a great way to encourage more people to join, and ultimately get people into your club and using the facilities where they may otherwise not be able to.
Introducing a new membership category does require research and planning. As the old saying goes “measure twice, cut once”, you want to ensure that when you introduce the new membership category to your constitution that you get it right the first time.
BREAKING NEWS: Update on Reciprocal Rights
23 October 2019
You will be aware earlier this year Reciprocal Rights made its way into the spotlight when a number of clubs were challenged during their licence renewal process over the way reciprocal rights was administered and managed.
The challenge to reciprocal rights resulted in confusion, a fair amount of panic and more emails bouncing around clubs than ever before.
Clubs New Zealand Technical Manager Appointed
23 October 2019
Clubs New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Leigh Williams to the newly created role of Technical Manager.
Leigh brings with him a raft of experience and knowledge which includes Technical Service and Project Management, with most of his experience in IT, Point Of Sale and EFTPOS areas. He has worked closely with clubs and hospitality venues on their financial, membership database, gaming, and stocktaking systems, and has good knowledge into the workings of club management.
Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide
11 October 2019
We would like to thank all clubs that participated in the recent 2019 Wage and Salary Survey and are pleased to announce that the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Wage and Salary Guide is now available for members to download in the resource room.
The 2019 Wage and Salary Survey was conducted as an online survey from 13th August 2019 through to 27th September 2019 for which we received a total of 157 responses.
Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club hosting Inaugural Club New Zealand Quiz Championship
4 October 2019
The Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club is hosting the inaugural Clubs New Zealand Quiz Championship final on Saturday, November 16 with teams from up to 40 clubs expected to participate.
Believe It Or Not Sales & Marketing Manager Brendan Lockhead and Club’s New Zealand's South Island representative Keith Ballanatyne have been the driving forces behind the quiz series. And thanks to the generous support of Lion Breweries $10,000 in prizes is available and there is no cost to participate.
This is your last chance to complete the 2019 Wage and Salary Survey
25 September 2019
First up a big thank you to everyone who has completed the survey #highestresponserateyet. If you have not yet completed the survey but wish to be a part of setting the benchmark response rate that little bit higher, now is the time to do it. The survey will be closing on Friday 27th September 2019.
Sign up to get more out of your membership with the Clubs New Zealand mobile app and you could win
16 September 2019
Between now and 15th November 2019, everyone who signs up for the Clubs New Zealand mobile app will go in the draw to win a pretty awesome prize pack.
"A Case for Change" Discussion Document - Thanks for having your say
16 September 2019
Thank you to everyone who had their say on the “Case for Change” Discussion Document that was circulated to all clubs in July.
The feedback received has been incredibly useful to the board and while the number of formal written responses is low, the discussion document informed many quality discussions one on one with board members and at Area Meetings.
Secure your accommodation for the Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference, AGM + EXPO
12 September 2019
If you haven't done so, now is the time to start securing your clubs accommodation for the Clubs New Zealand 2020 Conference & AGM.
The conference will be hosted by Club Hastings from 19th through to 21st March 2020.
The "Sprogs N' Rockers" Christmas Event
9 September 2019
Clubs, this is your chance to book the "Sprogs N' Rockers" Christmas Event! "Sprogs N' Rockers" is a Vaudeville show which celebrates that special bond between Grandparents and Grandchildren.
New system for Incorporated Societies launching 30 September 2019
4 September 2019
This week Clubs New Zealand was invited to preview the new online register for Incorporated Societies which will be launching on the 30th September 2019.
The current online register is trooper that has been in operation in one iteration or another for around 20 years, however, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have identified that a new system is required, particularly to support changes that may be introduced if the Incorporated Societies Bill is progressed.